May 20

A world class Spa experience at the Raffles Hotel in Jakarta Indonesia

A world class Spa experience at the Raffles Hotel in Jakarta Indonesia

 

The motto of every Raffles Hotel Spa is escape, indulge and transform and the Jakarta Property lives up to this and more. Not only does Indonesia have an excellent massage tradition, but here it blends relaxation and wellness with the excellence of Raffles Hotels. Continue reading

May 18

An experience of Air China: Los Angeles to Beijing to Jakarta

An experience of Air China: Los Angeles to Beijing to Jakarta

 

In recent months we have found some very tempting fares between the USA and Asia on Air China. We had flown the airline several times before from Europe and found it to be a convenient and no frills experience, so we took the plunge to see how the Intercontinental route looked.

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May 14

A Los Angeles Hotel that offers top value and service: Hilton San Gabriel

A Los Angeles Hotel that offers top value and service: Hilton San Gabriel

Photos Courtesy of Hilton San Gabriel

 

We are always looking to get the best experience and value in  our stays and so finding a worthwhile property for a five night stay in LA proved a fun challenge. A combination of our hotel status, location and good reviews led to the choice of the Hilton San Gabriel.

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May 10

Temecula Valley: A first encounter with Southern California’s wine country

Temecula Valley: A first encounter with Southern California’s wine country

This rural and scenic part of Riverside county is a different experience of California wine country compared to the Central and Northern regions we have visited in the past. It is one of the newest wine regions in California, celebrating 50 years in 2018.

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